Greece's biggest gas company DEPA said on Wednesday it had agreed to sell its holding in a local gas supplier to Italy's Eni for 57 million euros.
Under the agreement, state-controlled DEPA will sell its 51 percent stake in Thessaloniki-Thessaly Gas.
Eni already holds a 49 percent stake in that company.
Owners of the newly-privatized port of Thessaloniki, in Greece's second-largest city, say they will need to spend an additional 27 million euros ($33.4 million) on unforeseen equipment repairs and upgrades, arguing that facilities were in far worse condition than described by the previous, state-appointed management.
The body of a woman found off the coast of Palioura Epanomi, near Thessaloniki, on Tuesday is believed to be that of Ioanna Bilisi-Chrousala, the former president of Thessaloniki's association of notaries.
According to investigators, there was no sign of foul play in the death of the 71-year-old and a note was found on the beach, pointing towards a suicide.
The office of a university professor at Panteion University in Athens was vandalized by members of an anti-establishment group on Wednesday afternoon, the latest in a series of attacks described by the perpetrators as "an expression of solidarity" with Constantinos Giagtzoglou, a 29-year-old terrorist suspect who was recently transferred from the capital's Korydallos Prison to a penitentiary in
The business plan of state sell-off fund TAIPED, as approved by the inner cabinet, provides for the sale of the state's energy holdings in Public Power Corporation, Hellenic Petroleum and Public Gas Corporation, along with the concession of minority stakes in the Athens and Thessaloniki water companies (EYDAP and EYATH).